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Tech Tips for Non-Tech People!

Data Doctors Tech Tips | Ken Colburn & Brandon Disney
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Original Air Date: Feb 23, 2021

Private Default Search Tool

Google is the undisputed king of search engines, but using this powerful tool comes at a cost to your privacy.

Search is such an important tool for us on a daily basis, so if you’d still like the power of Google search without the tracking, check out the offering at Startpage.

They’ve created a way for you to avoid the tracking when you’re wanting to search for something with what they claim is the world’s most private search tool.

In general, most every search engine is gathering lots of info about what you’re searching for, your location via your IP address as well as which results you clicked on.

All of this get’s scraped away when you use Start Page because they don’t track any of it.

If you want to avoid having your personal information harvested whenever you use a search tool, you can change your default search engine to Startpage by visiting their home page: